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 John William Wortley

John William Wortley

Birth
Logansport, Cass County, Indiana, USA
Death 13 Jan 2000 (aged 77)
Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
Burial Monon, White County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 110171994 · View Source
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John William Wortley, 77, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2000, at Lafayette Home Hospital.

He was born July 5, 1922 to George and Lillian A. Brown Wortley, in Logansport.

He was married Feb. 2, 1975, to Jacqueline Jacoby at Rensselaer.

He served in the Navy during World War II from 1942-45.

He worked at Bryan Manufacturing, Monticello for 10 years and was employed with the Penn Central Railroad out of Logansport for 20 years. He also had been employed at the White County Lakeview Home for several years.

He had resided in Monon since 1992, coming from Monticello.

He attended the Monon First Baptist Church.

He was a member of the American Legion, VFW and AMVETS, all of Monticello and the Monon Eagles Lodge.

He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Mrs. John "Connie" Tetzloff of Monon; sons, Harry Widner of Logansport, Philip Widner of Idaville and Brad Widner of Zephyrhills, Fla.; a sister, Dorothy Rice of Wabash; 11 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.

A brother, sister and daughter are deceased.

Funeral services were Monday at the Kellogg Funeral Home, Monon, with the Rev. Steve Birch officiating.

Burial with full military rites was conducted at the Bedford Cemetery, Monon.

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  • Created by: Lorie Ehrlich Amick
  • Added: 7 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 110171994
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John William Wortley (5 Jul 1922–13 Jan 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110171994, citing Bedford Cemetery, Monon, White County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Lorie Ehrlich Amick (contributor 47878119) .